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  1. Robert Clive
  2. Mataram
  3. tropical dependencies
  4. settlement colonies
  5. Ram Mohum Roy
  1. a Western European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where small numbers of Europeans ruled large indigenous populations
  2. b Western-educated Indian leader, early 19th century; cooperated with British to outlaw sati
  3. c British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
  4. d Kingdom that controlled interior regions of Java in 17th century; Dutch East India Company paid tribute to the kingdom for rights of trade at Batavia; weakness of kingdom after 1670's allowed Dutch to exert control over all of Java
  5. e Permanent colonies established through exploration or conquest for the purpose of occupying land and controlling labor

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Battle between the troops of the British east India company and an Indian army under siraj-ud-daula, ruler of Bengal; British victory gave them control of northeast India
  2. English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
  3. Name given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation
  4. Born in 1853, played a major political and economic role in colonial South Africa. He was a financier, statesman, and empire builder with a philosophy of mystical imperialism
  5. Colonies in which European settlers made up the overwhelming majority of the population; small numbers of native inhabitants were typically reduced by disease and wars of conquest; typical of British holdings in North America and Australia with growing independence in the 19th century

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  1. princely statesMovement of Boer settlers in Cape Colony of southern Africa to escape influence of British colonial government in 1834; led to settlement of regions north of Orange River and Natal

          

  2. sepoysName given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation

          

  3. Great TrekMovement of Boer settlers in Cape Colony of southern Africa to escape influence of British colonial government in 1834; led to settlement of regions north of Orange River and Natal

          

  4. Isandhlwana (1879)Zulu defeat of a British army; one of the few indigenous victories over 19th-century European armies

          

  5. British rajKingdom that controlled interior regions of Java in 17th century; Dutch East India Company paid tribute to the kingdom for rights of trade at Batavia; weakness of kingdom after 1670's allowed Dutch to exert control over all of Java

          

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